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The rape of Africa's natural resources continues unabated

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The rape of Africa's natural resources continues unabated

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
11/29/2011
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
Among Africa's most shameful secrets were the Africans who worked hand-in-hand with European colonialists who seized tribesmen to work as slaves in the new world. A different version of this heinous practice continues to this day, with corrupt African natives working without outside nations in illegal operations that strip the countryside's vital resources without thought to future generations.

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - In particular, the western African nation of Sierra Leone has fallen prey time and again to others who wish to strip the land of its natural bounty. Nine years ago, when the nation was in the midst of a civil war, interlopers sought to pillage Sierra Leone's diamond mines.

Now at peace, a possible new agent of war has emerged. "Gbenie" a …